Tough Guys Don't Dance Norman Mailer 1984 BCE HB DJ Pub. Random House A dark, brilliant novel set in Provincetown, a 'spit of shrub and dune' captured here in the rawness and melancholy of the off-season. Tim Madden, an unsuccessful writer addicted to bourbon, cigarettes, and blonde, careless women with money. On the 24th morning after the decampment of his wife, he wakes up with a red tattoo bearing a name from his past, the front passenger seat of his Porsche is soaked with blood, in the nearby woods in a secluded corner of his marijuana stash rests a blonde head, severed at the throat, and he has little memory of the night before. Is Madden a murderer? HB BCE with DJ and has 229 pages.DJ: very good/slight edge wear, Covers: like new/tiny dings, Pages: like new.